Kenya to Cape Town Overview

Visit Africa and travel from Kenya to Cape Town through Tanzania, Zanzibar, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.

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    • YXOAC
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $4,718
      CAD $4,868
      AUD $4,774
      EUR €3,129
      GBP £2,758
      NZD $5,316
      ZAR R47,785
      CHF FR3,776
    • Overland, Wildlife
    • Basix

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Trip Validity

  • 2015-01-01 - 2015-12-31

Enjoy an African adventure from Kenya to Cape Town

Travel from Kenya to Cape Town and uncover some of Africa's greatest sights on a journey from the dramatic Great Rift Valley to the beautiful southern coast. Visit Kenya, Tanzania and Zanzibar; tour Malawi and Zimbabwe; and explore Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Safari through some of Africa's iconic conservation reserves and parks, see the surging Zambezi River crashing over the Victoria Falls and admire the magnificence of the sweeping savanna plains rolling out towards the horizon on this incredible African adventure.

  • Encounter friendly locals in Malawi
  • Explore ancient ruins in Zimbabwe
  • Get drenched by the gushing waters of Victoria Falls
  • Marvel at the seal colonies of Cape Cross
  • Peruse colourful crafts in a village market
  • Relax in the culture of Cape Town
  • Spot big cats in the Serengeti
  • Visit spice plantations in Zanzibar

What's included in this trip

  • Start:

    Nairobi, Kenya
  • Finish:

    Cape Town, South Africa
  • Group size:

    Min 1 , Max 22
  • Ages:

    Min 15
  • Meals:

    39 breakfasts, 35 lunches, 34 dinners
  • Accommodation:

    Bungalow (2 nts), Camping (with basic facilities) (5 nts), Camping (with facilities) (30 nts), Chalet (3 nts), Hotel (2 nts)
  • Transport:

    4x4 Safari Vehicle, Ferry, Mokoro, Overland vehicle
  • Included activities:

    Cape Cross seal colony, Chobe - Dawn game drive, Fish River Canyon, Great Zimbabwe Ruins, Ngorongoro Crater - Game drive, San Bushman cultural experience, Sesriem - Sand dunes visit, Sossusvlei 4x4 Tour, Visit Victoria Falls, Zanzibar Spice tour

  • Carbon emissions offset:

    2258kg pp per trip
  • Notes:

    1. This is a combination trip. Please see trip notes (Important notes) for more details. 2. A single supplement is available on this trip. 3. This trip finishes upon arrival at our finish point hotel in Cape Town on Day 45. Please do not book any flights until after 7pm this evening.

  • Total price from

    USD $4,718
    CAD $4,868
    AUD $4,774
    EUR €3,129
    GBP £2,758
    NZD $5,316
    ZAR R47,785
    CHF FR3,776
    Price information
  • Per day from:

    USD $104
    CAD $108
    AUD $106
    EUR €69
    GBP £61
    NZD $118
    ZAR R1,061
    CHF FR83

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Kenya to Cape Town Summary

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Day 1 Nairobi

Once a swamp but now called the 'green city in the sun', Nairobi is a relatively multicultural city with a range of cuisines, museums and cultural centres to enjoy.

Day 2 Mto Wa Mbu

Situated around halfway between Arusha and Ngorongoro, Mto Wa Mbu is a tiny town located near three rivers which is known for its curios and red-skinned bananas.

Days 3-4 Ngorongoro Crater/Serengeti National Park

Photographic opportunities abound in the Ngorongoro Crater, a massive volcanic caldera with so many animals, it's hard to know where to look first. Teeming with animals and home to the famous migration of the wildebeest, the Serengeti is a marvel with rolling plains, iconic acacia trees and mesmerising skies.

Day 5 Mto Wa Mbu

As small community away from the main tourist trail, Mto Wa Mbu offers an excellent chance to get a close-up look at life in an African village.

Day 6 Marangu

Nestled at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro, Marangu is a small village surrounded by stunning vistas and lush forest.

Day 7 Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam lies by the Indian Ocean and is abuzz with busy streets, laidback restaurants, colorful markets, interesting architecture and lots of water-based activities.

Days 8-10 Zanzibar

Famed for its fragrant spices and infamous for its slave-trading history, Zanzibar mixes divine beaches, an atmospheric main town and Middle Eastern flair with an African beat.

Day 11 Dar es Salaam

Dar es Salaam roughly means 'haven of peace' and has a long history of trade with India, the Middle East and Germany, making it a fascinating blend of cultures.

Days 12-13 Iringa/Chitimba

Overlooking the Ruaha River, Iringa is a picturesque town with a relaxed vibe, some good places to eat and a wonderful crafts centre. Chitimba lies along the coast of Lake Malawi and has lovely beaches, friendly locals and a laidback atmosphere.

Days 14-15 Lake Malawi

Home to a huge variety of freshwater fish and beautiful beaches, the expansive waters of Lake Malawi play a central role in the lives of many local Malawians.

Days 16-17 South Luangwa National Park

South Luangwa National Park is probably the best park in Zambia to see hippos and crocodiles - the Luangwa River has vast numbers of them. The plains beside the river are populated with many kinds of buck, kudu, gazelle and also the red lechwe and Thornicroft giraffe which are unique to Zambia. The park is also renowned for its large elephant population, although you will notice that the elephants here are smaller in size than their counterparts in the plains of East or Southern Africa.

Day 18 Lusaka

One of the fastest-developing cities in southern Africa, Lusaka is cosmopolitan but still retains a traditional African feel with its busy markets and friendly people.

Day 19 Harare

Harare, Zimbabwe's bustling capital, offers plenty to see and do: interesting museums and galleries, peaceful gardens and frenetic markets.

Day 20 Masvingo

The oldest colonial settlement in Zimbabwe, Masvingo is the perfect base to explore the Great Zimbabwe Ruins - the national monument the country is named after.

Days 21-22 Bulawayo

Also known as the 'City of Kings', Bulawayo is Zimbabwe's second-largest city and still retains the parks, tree-lined streets and buildings of its colonial past.

Days 23-25 Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls is a town on the Zimbabwean side of the falls, with spectacular views and a reputation as the adventure capital of Zimbabwe.

Days 26-27 Chobe National Park

With a diverse range of ecosystems, a humungous number of elephants and the largest concentration of game found in Africa, Chobe National Park is safari heaven.

Day 28 Bagani Community Camp

Sitting on the banks of the Okavango River, Bagani is a Namibian border town with plenty of river-based activities to enjoy.

Days 29-30 Okavango Delta

Full of animals, islands and unforgettable scenery, the Okavango Delta is the world's largest inland delta and is best explored by mokoro (dugout canoe).

Day 31 Bagani

Bagani is a small, friendly town with some good hiking trails along the river and plenty of places to just relax.

Days 32-33 Grootfontein/San Bushmen

A big farming community famed for its proximity to the Hoba Meteorite, Grootfontein is a lovely town with shady streets and a number of historic buildings.

Days 34-35 Etosha National Park

With excellent game viewing and stunning landscapes, Etosha National Park was established in 1907 and is home to hundreds of animal, reptile and bird species.

Day 36 Spitzkoppe

With its 700 million-year-old granite peaks, prehistoric rock art and dramatic vistas, Spitzkoppe is another of Namibia's wondrous landscapes.

Days 37-39 Swakopmund

Swakopmund sits on Namibia's Atlantic Coast, virtually surrounded by the Namib Desert, and has beautiful colonial architecture and a large array of adventure sports on offer.

Days 40-41 Sesriem/River Camp

With the Sesriem Canyon close by and the incredible Sossusvlei sand dunes at its doorstep, tiny Sesriem serves as a gateway to these Namibian wonders. One of the oldest settlements in Namibia, the small town of Bethanie was founded by the London Missionary Society, who failed to influence the locals with their church.

Day 42 Fish River Canyon

A truly spectacular sight to behold, especially at sunset, Fish River Canyon's orange-pink hues and momentous size are awe-inspiring.

Days 43-44 Orange River/Western Cape

Located on the north bank of the Orange River near the South African border, Noordoewer is a great place to see by canoe. Teeming with hot springs and a great place to camp and hike, Citrusdal is a sweet town set amongst the beautiful scenery of South Africa's Western Cape.

Day 45 Cape Town

Dominated by spectacular Table Mountain, Cape Town is a city that keeps on giving with its beautiful coastlines, world-class cuisine, excellent wineries and beautiful architecture.
    • 45
    • YXOAC
    • Total price tool tip
      USD $4,718
      CAD $4,868
      AUD $4,774
      EUR €3,129
      GBP £2,758
      NZD $5,316
      ZAR R47,785
      CHF FR3,776
    • Overland, Wildlife
    • Basix